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Adam was born and raised in Kingston, where he worked in various aspects of TV production in the late 90’s. From there, he served in the U.S. Army, then becoming an actor and appearing on movie screens from NYC to Albany, on network TV, and on stage in several local theatre productions, including performances at the Ulster Performing Arts Center (UPAC). Today, Adam is more than happy to contribute at WKNY Radio Kingston since 2010 as a show host, DJ, event emcee, producer, archivist, and sound engineer for several radio programs.
AJ Jordan is a local community member who was dropped into the radio world and fell in love. You all may know him from seeing him in the community working with the tech team. But now, you’ll learn about the other side if him. AJ is a huge fanatic of all music, with Rap & R&B being his …
Just Alan, son, husband, father, shopkeeper extraordinaire, magician, fisherman, world traveler, and host of “Conversations”, a podcast about conversations with interesting people that are involved in the Hudson Valley.
Alex Simmons is an American Singer-Songwriter, rapper, and producer best known for his incredible, soulful voice, as well as his extraordinary lyrical capability. He began singing, and rapping at the age of five and picked up the piano shortly after.
The Irish Show is brought to you by the Ancient Order of Hibernians Division One Ulster County.
Antonio Flores-Lobos, is a nationally awarded journalist and the former editor of Las Noticias, a weekly Spanish language newspaper that served the Hudson Valley and was published by the Daily Freeman from 2004 to 2013. Antonio is the host of Mochilero, here at Radio Kingston.
Ariana González is a teacher, artist, mother, writer, and PhD scholar in Philosophy and Education. Her professional life has been dedicated to working for greater access and equity in education. She hosts The Common Good on alternating Thursdays between 3:30 and 4 pm
Nena Morena (they/them), is an intergalactic Space Ndn Committed to uplifting the music of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of color). In the Indigenous language of Aymara, formely know as Bby Waxt’a where Waxt’a means offering. This is exactly what they will do each week, provide an offering to the community of Kingston, around a shared desire to support brilliant artists and groove together.
Hosts of The Black Meta, a show about exploring and celebrating Black America and the African Diaspora, from cultures to contributions, achievements to potential.
Blake Pfeil is a multidisciplinary performance artist & writer whose original songwriting and theatrical work has been featured in notable stints at Joe’s Pub, 54 Below, Rockwood Music Hall, the Highline Ballroom, NY Live Arts, Kasteel Well (Well, Netherlands), Icaro Teatro (Queretaro, Mexico), Gyeonggi English Village (Paju, South Korea), Concordia College, Emerson College, Purchase College, the …
A group fitness instructor, award-winning choreographer, accomplished Hip-Hop and Latin dancer/instructor, a community leader and human services professional, Drew has dedicated his life to community, arts, health and wellness. Drew’s Energy Radio show airs every Thursday night from 8-10PM.
Callie Mackenzie is the host of Night Rise, a weekly music program Wednesday nights at 9. Callie picks some tunes, you pick some tunes and
all to uplift the spirit.
Carmel Holt is a radio personality and interviewer, who began her career in 1995 at Radio Woodstock, WDST, in Woodstock, NY. During her nearly two decades there, she hosted a popular specialty show, Acoustic Breakfast, produced the Morning Show, was Midday host, interviewer, and a three-time award winning Music Director. From 2013 to 2019, Carmel …
Chris Wells is an Obie Award winning writer, performer and community activist who has appeared on stages around the country and who, in 2007, founded the artist community, The Secret City, with the mission of supporting working artists and building community around the arts.
Cory Nakasue is an astrology counselor, writer, and teacher. She counsels clients and teaches modern astrology with a generous nod to ancient practices and wisdom studies. Storytelling is a cornerstone of her work and you can read her monthly Astroprompts© for artists at AIM Higher.
Dan chats about sports with guests of local and national interest every Monday night on Sport Talk!
Dean Jones is a musician with a penchant for quirky music and wardrobe. Probably best known for playing music for families with Dog on Fleas, he has also led a car horn orchestra, and The For Sale by Owner Orchestra, playing techno, opera, and beyond on homemade instruments. Dean also operates No Parking Studios where he records himself and other artists. He has won a Grammy and a Latin Grammy as a producer. Hobbies include badminton, wild blueberry picking, and more music.
Dj Doowyah (Corey Haywood) graduated from Kingston High School in 1999. Since then, Dj Doowyah has over 20 years experience as a deejay. In 2004 Doowyah landed a position on the Murda Inc Records/Def Jam Records Street team. Doowyah worked with the label until 2007. During his tenure with the label, Doowyah enrolled in Nassau Community …
DJ Dre Black is from Kingston and has been DJing since high school. He has played at most of the different music venues in the Hudson valley and New York State.
Nuestros Cuentos is a show hosted by four immigrant women from Latina America with different perspectives. Dora, Elvira, Karen y Martha.
A woman, mother, and grandmother, in love with life and my vocation, the world, and nature. My connection with Kingston dates back 13 years when I came to live in Shokan and began studying English at BOCES, there I integrated into the Kingston community and I was interested in contributing my experience of 30 years working as a University professor and psychologist in Colombia. I did volunteer work with the Worker Justice Center of New York, supporting the community of Latino workers, visiting farms, and also in the meetings in the community center, where we exchange speaking in English and Spanish. Also with the gatherings of food and land.
Doug Motel is a comedian, actor, painter, storyteller, singer/songwriter, and creative project coach. He is the author of several critically acclaimed solo-plays that include his own original compositions. The Mind Salad podcast is loosely based upon his solo play of the same name (L.A. Weekly Award nominee).
Erica operates the best when she is working on multiple projects at the same time which makes being the Community Engagement Coordinator of the station a pleasure and source of gratitude for her. Non-profit organizations offer services, programs and opportunities to the Kingston community that work to promote wholeness of the self and Erica believes …
I started as an intern at WKNY in May of 1999 in the news department. Quickly earning my first radio paycheck that summer running the board on Sunday mornings and Yankee games in the evenings. In time, my duties shifted to…
Frank Waters is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of MyKingstonKids, a community organization that was created to assist parents of Kingston, NY in providing children with the support needed to bring out the best in them.
FreedomWalker came from the soul part of New York City’s Harlem and now lives in Kingston, NY. She’s a certified Creative Art Therapist, has a diploma in the Energy Healing Arts and is a member of the Art Students League of New York City. FreedomWalker co-hosts the show The Black Meta and hosts the Cosmic …
We envision a future when the well-being of all people and places is assured through vibrant and equitable communities, resilient and healthy ecologies, and collectively-built regenerative economies. The Good Work Institute exists to inspire and build a movement committed to Just Transition. Our work is grounded in collaboration, care, and connection. We support and cultivate …
Hans explores a wide variety of Germanic sounds on The German Hour. To make the program more accessible for non-German speakers, Hans broadcasts primarily in English. “You don’t have to speak German to enjoy the music.”
Ida selects a variety of music that will pair nicely with most of the emotional circumstances that you may find yourself in. She is also the Imaging Director of Radio Kingston, a very good singer, and tooth whistler. Accept no substitutes.
Jaguar Mary is a performance artist, glossolalia vocalist, filmmaker, and hoop dancer. Her specific concerns, and the directives that have driven her work, engage black feminist discourse, ritual performance in community, and practices of liberation and freedom-making. JM has shown films and performed internationally at the Havana and Johannesburg Biennials, KARST (UK), Museo de Belles …
Jeff Rindler is host of OUT Radio and is the Executive Director of the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center.
About Jessieca: Jessieca McNabb started performing stand up in the early ’90s and hasn’t stopped making people laugh since. Aside from splitting sides as a former co-host on No One Like You, she is a regular emcee of various comedy events all over the Hudson Valley. She’s been involved with community activism for human rights. …
Jimmy Buff hosts “Jimmy Buff Loves You,” a mix of music, conversation that matters, information and… more music (because the revolution needs dancing too!).
John and his wife, Maureen Byrd, have been very active in the Hudson Valley music and arts community for more than 25 years, their contribution and sponsorship is well-known. In 1992 they opened “Blue-Byrd’s Haberdashery & Music” a shop specializing in “all things Blues” (music, harps, lithographs posters, T-Shirts, etc.), along with a fine line of hats for men and women.
Writer and filmmaker Jon Bowermaster will host the Green Radio Hour every Sunday to take a personal look at environmental issues impacting the Hudson Valley and beyond.
Julie Novak has been performing around the New York Tri-State area for the last 15 years. Her comedy combines a keen look at the politics of queerness, gender variance, and everything in between.
Kevin Godbey is the co-host of the weekly program Kingston Happenings which provides information about upcoming events in the Kingston area every Tuesday evening.
Kortnee McCall-Simmons is one of a rare lineage of artists who possess a gift that far exceeds his age. With the stage being his first love and second home, he is no stranger to the spotlight. Sharing a surname with the hip-hop impresario, Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons of Run-D.M.C. fame, and music mogul Russell Simmons, …
Lindsey is the executive director and co-founder of the National Young Farmers Coalition as well as the host of the Young Farmers Podcast. She has spent the past 8 years growing the NYFC movement from a few volunteers to a network of over 140,000 members and advocates.
Lisa Button is a bilingual journalist and journalism educator. Guillermo Fesser is the U.S. correspondent for the Spanish radio broadcasts. Nick Leiber is an independent journalist who writes about the intersection of business and society.
Maitreya Motel is a 14-year-old political activist and vlogger. She has spoken at numerous events, has been a part of the Baden Powell Service Association since the age of seven, and has run her video blog (also under the name Eye On Politics) for three years. She does this because now, kids need voices more …
Malcolm Burn was born and raised in Deep River Ontario Canada. His musical roots follow folk and classical music up through Rock, Country, and Experimental music. Although classically trained as a young man, Malcolm first made his musical mark forming the group Boys Brigade in Toronto Canada in the 80’s. Boys Brigade went on to …
Host of La Dosis Perfecta. Aficionado of Spanish and Latin Rock. Known only by his first name.
Mariel Fiori, MBA is a journalist, translator, entrepreneur and recipient of the Humanitarian Award of the NAACP and Woman of the Year award of the AAUW. Named Hartman Journalist in Residence by the Massachussetts College of Liberal Arts, Fiori is co-founder and managing editor of La Voz magazine, a monthly Spanish language publication housed at Bard College, which has been serving the Mid-Hudson Valley and the Catskill region since 2004. Mariel is a member of the board of directors of Radio Kingston.
Mariel Fiori and Antonio Flores-Lobos co-host La Voz, a two-hour Spanish language show providing information, interviews, music and humor for Kingston’s vibrant Hispanic community.
Martha Lorena Preve Ayora: Martha is a Mexican theater and film actress, writer, director and producer. She is the co-founder of Something from Abroad an Indie theater company based in NYC. Originally from the Yucatan Peninsula, Martha loves creating art that mixes English and Spanish and combines her Mexican traditions and culture with American characters. Martha …
Martin is a writer and campaigner who has recently settled in the Hudson Valley after a life on the road. When not getting lost on trails with his dog Magnus, Martin spends his time working with the NoVo Foundation on issues of economic and environmental resilience for Kingston, and learning how to be a good …
Maria Born and raised in Mexico City. Music and poetry have been the vessels through which she undertakes journeys. In weaving storytelling into music, she holds a dialogue with people that have already seen, experienced, and spoken about the ideas she is now grappling with: imperial capitalism, land plundering, violence, confinement, reciprocity, freedom, and love. …
After two decades of pursuing simple truths in popular music, Matt Pond was recently self-excommunicated from the indie rock ensemble Matt Pond PA. Chris Hansen began his career as a manager and engineer at the legendary Bearsville Studios, near Woodstock, New York. He continues a long collaboration with Matt as guitarist and co-producer of numerous Matt Pond PA albums and EPs.
Micah and Gopal are father and son. Hip Hop is part of their lives, part of their love. Together they will discuss the culture and music of Hip Hop every Friday night from 8-10PM.
Michael Berg has led Family of Woodstock, Inc virtually since its beginning. He has helped Family build a reputation as a reliable, safe place where people can get help for “any problem under the sun.”
Creator of the Gustafer Yellowgold family music video series, Morgan brings his blend of sophisticated musicality and whimsical childview to Radio Kingston for his weekly family music show, “RadioCake.”
Dreams of being a Hip Hop hero in the 1980s set Mr Chips on a path into music from which he would never return. Fascinated by the use of samples in Hip Hop, he started collecting music and began DJing Golden Era Hip Hop (before it was called that), later expanding into its roots of Soul, Funk and Dance Floor Jazz. Join him Thursday Nights 10-Midnight for Dollar Bin Radio
Hosts of The Happy Hour.
Nate is a self-described benevolent goblin and Radio Kingston’s resident master of memes. He is a part of Radio Kingston’s backbone, helping produce community promos, providing technical support for our shows, and even hosts her own show at the station: Heartsong Radio. Nate’s deep empathy, acute listening, and creative perspective make her a malleable conduit …
Nick Panken is co-founder of the band Spirit Family Reunion. Listen as he traces the movement of music through times of struggle on his show, Freedom Highway.
The O+ Radio Hour is created and curated by the O+ Team and Producer, Nicole Digilio. Each week will highlight a different facet of the organization’s mission (music, health, wellness and art); featuring a member of the O+ community as a host and sharing music from O+ alum.
Perla is a Yucatecan (from somewhere in Mexico) storyteller. She is a stand-up and improv performer. In her free time, she loves reading, singing karaoke, drawing, dancing, filming, and photography while fighting for social justice. She also enjoys making jokes at her family’s expense. She is a stubborn Capricorn but don’t judge her too hard, she is part Piscis. Her goal in life is to help to build the bridges that unify us as humanity and overthrow walls. Her mojo is that we are citizens of a planet.
Peter Aaron is an award-winning journalist who has authored several books on music and has served as the music/arts editor of Chronogram magazine since 2006. Also a musician, he has performed as the front man of influential New York band the Chrome Cranks and continues to make music with other projects. He remains hopelessly addicted …
Peter Criswell is host of OUT Radio and is the Executive Director of the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center. In his role he provides strategic vision, leadership and oversees all programmatic and operational aspects of the Center.
Peter Wetzler has worked as a composer of music for dance, theater television and film and multimedia. He began his classical career as guest piano soloist with symphony orchestras and then moved into jazz, experimental and non-western musics while writing music for post modern choreographers in the East Village. While devoting his life to uncovering …
Rachel Loshak is the host of Stories On Sundays, a program for children and families featuring stories and songs from fairy and folk tales to myths and legends as well as stories with a connection to our local heritage and history.
Rakel Stammer is an interdisciplinary artist from Denmark, now living in Kingston, NY. Having spent most of her 20’ies organizing for labour, queer, and women’s rights in Scandinavia, she brings a unique perspective to her work and her interest in the complicated landscape of power, consent, and coercion.
Host of Morning Meditations on Sundays.
Rise Up Kingston is a grassroots organization led by those experiencing racism, classism, and gender oppression on a daily basis. We organize to win, with our collective power, a Kingston economy that meets all of our social and environmental needs.
Rita Vanacore has been an uptown Kingston business owner, an educator, and an engaged community activist for more than forty years. She has created the Planet Seniors radio show in dedication to the idea that senior citizens should be equally valued as contributing members of our community.
Sachem HawkStorm is the chief of the Schaghticoke First Nations and a direct descendant of the great Wampanoag Chief Wasanegin Massasoit. Schaghticoke First Nations is one of three nations of the Schaghticoke Tribe, with 370 members, and also a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. The word “Schaghticoke” means “the Mingling of Waters,” and signifies the merging of …
Sal and Steven share a passion for hospitality, people, and professional sports. They’ve both spent many years as restaurant owners and even longer talking sports with whoever will listen. Tune in to Good Sports every Tuesday night from 7-8PM to talk sports with em!
Shaniqua Bowden (SB) is the founder and host of the Nubian Café, a discussion series which expresses the perspectives of women of color. By way of character, she is a teacher and creative being that loves to troubleshoot solutions for the impossible. Her purpose in life is helping others to conquer fear through creative thought and encouraging …
Sharif Abdus-Salaam is the host of Jazz in the Valley, a weekly musician and culture appreciation program focused on the phenomenal American musical expression style known as Jazz.
Shawn is a yoga educator who believes that yoga helps us to be happy, healthy, and kind human beings. She is the creator of Mudita Yoga Lab in Uptown Kingston and the host of Mindful, on Sunday mornings from 6:30-7:30.
Shayne Gallo is the former Mayor of Kingston.
Host of Polka Time Sundays.
Theresa Lyn Widmann is a writer, teacher, sound healer, women’s advocate, and community uplifter who uses her superpowers to help people heal and create a life filled with meaning. Founder of Anahata, Center for Love and Healing, she believes in the supreme power of compassion to heal ourselves and our communities and is driven by this …
TIOKASIN GHOSTHORSE is a member of the Cheyenne River Lakota Nation of South Dakota. Tiokasin is an educator, musician and international speaker on peace and the global issues facing Native peoples. He has a long history in Indigenous activism and advocacy. Tiokasin is the Founder, Host and Executive Producer of the internationally syndicated “First Voices Radio,” now in its 30th year of broadcasting.
From Kingston to Kilimanjaro: A Four-Part Series on a Journey to the Roof of Africa.
In August 2019 I set off with four friends from around the globe, and a Catskills-based, Tanzanian-born guide, to climb Mt Kilimanjaro, the highest point in Africa, and the tallest free-standing mountain in the world.
I’m a writer and broadcaster by trade, so I brought my recording devices along with me for the journey up the mountain.
Over the course of this series it’s my hope that you’ll be able to experience a little bit of what it’s like to go on an adventure like this, and that by the time we are all done, you’ll be ready to embark on one of your own.
Tyrone Wilson Born and raised in Harlem, NY, at the age of 14 Tyrone Wilson became a youth counselor and became passionate for coaching, mentoring, and organizing. At age 19 he joined a Domestic Peace Corps, serving throughout the United States and providing community services. Tyrone moved to Kingston in 2013 and has held positions at St. …
Our team is a rotating cast of co-hosts that includes President Tony Marmo and members Les Lombardi, Frank Casciaro, Paul Casciaro, Gabrielle Euvino, Mary Tuma, Dr. John Ioia, Leonisa Ardizzone, Nicole Francis, Guy Greco, and Joe Famiglietti.
Vanessa Benton aka Miss V is a dancer/dance educator, singer, actress, producer/director who has been active in the performing arts for over 25 years.
Former morning man at WKNY and current president and CEO of the Ulster County Chamber of Commerce.
Since filling in on a rainy St. Patrick’s Day overnight shift in 1973, Warren has worked in every capacity of the radio industry, including on-air duties, management, sales, sports, production, and news.
A wide-variety of guest hosts broadcast unique and exciting programming on WKNY.
Yolanda Knox (She/Her): I’m a mother of four and Grandmother of twelve. I’m a lifelong resident of Kingston, NY.
Katrina Houser (They/Them): I was born in Hempsted, NY and moved to Kingston NY when was 5 years old.
Made in Kingston, NY